School Of Health Sciences

Exercise Prescription for General PopulationsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400326.5


Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

400882 Introduction to Biomechanics AND 400884 Exercise Nutrition, Body Composition and Weight Control AND 400885 Sport and Exercise Physiology

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4658 Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science).

About this Unit
In 2016, this unit is replaced by 401143 - Exercise Prescription I. The exercise prescription area is designed to give students an understanding of and experience in exercise prescription and fitness program construction for the general population of all ages and both genders, including pre exercise screening and fitness testing. It will focus on the development of general health related fitness programs, which improve aerobic and anaerobic fitness, flexibility, muscular strength and endurance, including resistance training. Students will design, implement and evaluate a self-prescribed exercise program as well as provide one-to-one training sessions for fellow students.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

Students must comply with the following special requirements: prior to enrolling in this unit students must have: 1) submitted a Criminal Record Check form prior to 1 June 2010 or a Student Undertaking Form after 1 June 2010 and have applied for a National Police Certificate 2) submitted a Prohibited Employment Declaration prior to 1 June 2010 or a Working with Children Check Student Declaration after 1 June 2010 3) possess a current WorkCover Authority approved First Aid Certificate.

4658.2Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CONTINUING
4658.3Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CONTINUING

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